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Bombers looking to clean up mistakes ahead of Grey Cup rematch with Ticats

Bombers looking to clean up mistakes ahead of Grey Cup rematch with Ticats

WINNIPEG — Starting the season 2-0 should have the Winnipeg Blue Bombers feeling pretty good, but that’s not the case with the back-to-back Grey Cup champions.

Head of sexual assault centre condemns Saskatchewan judge for language used in trial

REGINA — The head of a sexual assault centre is condemning comments made by a Saskatchewan judge, saying he wouldn't have used the same language if the complainants were men.
Manitoba did not adequately consult First Nations on flood channel work, judge rules

Manitoba did not adequately consult First Nations on flood channel work, judge rules

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba judge has ruled the province failed to properly consult First Nations communities on part of a planned flood-prevention project.
Trauma supports lacking for children who witness intimate partner violence: report

Trauma supports lacking for children who witness intimate partner violence: report

WINNIPEG — Louise recalls how physical violence between her mother and father would escalate to the point where police were called to the family's homes in Winnipeg and in the First Nations community where they lived for some of her childhood.
Damaged Queen Victoria statue is beyond repair, Manitoba government says

Damaged Queen Victoria statue is beyond repair, Manitoba government says

WINNIPEG — A statue of Queen Victoria that was toppled and beheaded by protesters last year outside the Manitoba legislature is beyond repair and will not be restored.
Manitoba premier working remotely after testing positive for COVID-19

Manitoba premier working remotely after testing positive for COVID-19

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson has tested positive for COVID-19. Stefanson has posted on social media that she is experiencing minor symptoms and is working from home while self-isolating.
Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with ceremonies feasts

Canada celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day with ceremonies feasts

REGINA — On the longest day of the year, communities across Canada embraced National Indigenous People's Day by celebrating the contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples.

Investigations underway after two employees accused of abuse at a Winnipeg care home

WINNIPEG — Investigations are underway into allegations of abuse by two health-care aides involving more than a dozen residents at a personal care home.
Winnipeg police say remains in landfill are those of Rebecca Contois

Winnipeg police say remains in landfill are those of Rebecca Contois

WINNIPEG — Remains found in a landfill have been identified as those of Rebecca Contois, a 24-year-old Indigenous woman, police said Tuesday.
RCMP call off boat, aerial search for missing Saskatchewan boy after two months

RCMP call off boat, aerial search for missing Saskatchewan boy after two months

RED EARTH CREE NATION — RCMP have suspended their aerial and boat search for a missing five-year-old boy in northern Saskatchewan after more than two months. Frank Young went missing on the Red Earth Cree Nation on April 19.